18 December 2002
LINDLEY, JOHN. Digitalium Monographia; sistens historiam botanicam generis, tabulis omnium specierum hactenus cognitarum illustratam, ut plurimum confectis ad icones Ferdinandi Bauer penes Gulielmum Cattley. London: Arthur Taylor for J.H. Bohte, 1821.
2o (475 x 335 mm). 28 hand-colored engraved plates by and after Ferdinand Bauer (22), John Lindley (5) and Franz Andreas Bauer (1, engraved by William Hooker), plate 24 with overslip correcting the binomial caption (some dampstaining, heavier to seven plates, some with bleeding of color). (Dampstaining to text.) Original green cloth (dampstaining, hinges weak). Provenance: Massachusetts Horticultural Society (bookplate; shelfmark; stamps).
FIRST EDITION. Dunthorne 182; Great Flower Books, p.65; Nissen BBI 1200; Pritzel 5345; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 4638.
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